0

Reggie Hudlin And Phil Gurin Sign Three Year Deal To Extend As Exec Producers For The NAACP Image Awards!

Hollywood, Hollywood News

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 3, 2015) – The NAACP and TV One jointly announced today that industry veterans Reginald Hudlin and Phil Gurin have signed a three-year deal to continue as executive producers for the NAACP Image Awards.  The 47th NAACP Image Awards will be nationally telecast live on TV One on Friday, February 5, 2016 as a two-hour special from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.  The live telecast will also include a one-hour live pre-show from the star-studded red carpet.

“We are elated to have the opportunity to continue to produce the NAACP Image Awards for TV One and have great plans and ideas to raise the bar even higher,” stated Reginald Hudlin and Phil Gurin, Executive Producers.  “Our ultimate goal is to deliver an entertaining show that honors the best in our community – we are already working on securing today’s leading talent to be part of the next broadcast.”

The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishment of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors.  The multi-cultural show is one of the most respected events of its kind and is well attended by many of the top names in the entertainment industry.  This year’s telecast included host Anthony Anderson and stellar talent including Oprah Winfrey, Will Smith, Taraji P. Henson, Gabrielle Union, Kerry Washington, Tracee Ellis Ross, David Oyelowo, Spike Lee (President’s Award recipient), Laverne Cox, Octavia Spencer, and more.  The Chairman’s Award was bestowed on former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

Hudlin, former president of B.E.T. Networks, received an Academy Award® and NAACP Image Award nomination as producer on Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained.  He also produced the Governor’s Awards and the Black Movie Soundtrack tribute on behalf the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences.  Emmy Award winning executive producer and NAACP Image Awards nominee Gurin has created an unprecedented number of variety specials, including major live events, concert performances, reality programs, clip shows, and comedy series.  Gurin’s shows have aired on every major U.S. broadcast network, many cable networks, and in over 100 countries around the world.

For all information and latest news, please visit the official NAACP Image Awards website at http://www.naacpimageawards.net.

About author / Humor Mill

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

About US

The Humor Mill Magazine is a on line digital magazine, website and TV show that’s about the Urban Comic & Urban Hollywood for the general audience. Its for comedians/actors who are looking for that outlet to be seen, and its also about the under-served Urban Hollywood scene. The Humor Mill Magazine features comedy, music and movie news, while we also discuss some important issues. We also feature comics who have been on the scene for a while but haven’t quite become a household name yet. We also feature articles on Hollywood actors who we see all the time but just don’t know their name yet. All that, plus what’s going down for the week in the latest issue, The Humor Mill covers it all as it keeps you IN THE KNOW!

POPULAR CATEGORIES

LOL!

More
%d bloggers like this: